Tick Talk – theORCA.ca “At the risk of making you feel itchy, a must-know for B.C. hikers”

April 4, 2019

No matter where you are in British Columbia, our province is blessed with some of the finest hiking terrain in the world. However, at this time of the year especially, it comes with a downside:

Ticks. A little bug with a potentially devastating bite!

“If you’re an entomologist and you like to study ticks, B.C. is the place to be,” says University of Alberta entomologist Janet Sperling.

“British Columbia has absolutely fantastic ticks compared to Alberta.”

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